karoline-von-manderscheid: Marco Benefial (1684-1764): Portrait of a lady with a dog. 1730s. (detail)
A new collection of "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" posters has been released, showing the cast decked out in war paint and ready for battle. The series of images is titled "Faces of the Revolution" and features portraits of Katniss...Show More Summary
One of the hardest things to find in today’s society is real, unabashed honesty. There’s no shortage of people spouting their views and opinions, but very rarely do we see beneath the surface or reveal our true selves to those around us. Samantha Geballe is an exception to the rule. The fine art and conceptual [...]Show More Summary
A must-read: One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon by Tim Weiner. “Based largely on documents declassified only in the last few years, One Man Against the World paints a devastating portrait of a tortured yet brilliant [...]
Check out Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth in these brand new posters for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 portrait series “Faces of the Revolution.” Jennifer (Katniss) and Liam (Gale) are reprising their roles in the final installment of the film. Also featured on posters are Sam Claflin (Finnick), Jena Malone (Joanna), Willow Shields [...]
What a beautiful display of familial love! On Monday, Hilaria Baldwin shared a new batch of perezcious pics (below) on Instagram of her and Alec Baldwin's newborn Rafael and 22-month-old daughter Carmen. As we previously reported, the couple welcomed their son on June 17 in the wee hours of the morning! And it seems the family is doing [...]
From the Daily Grail: An artist --whose identity has been lost-- was administered two 50-microgram doses of LSD, each separated by a lapse of one hour, and was then asked to draw portraits while under its influence, using the doctor who administered the drugs as a model. Read the rest
What You'll Be Creating This tutorial was originally published in November 2012 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, its techniques...Show More Summary
Ricardo Castillo of Mexico was snorkeling off Cuba in hopes of capturing underwater photographs of sharks. Instead, he encountered a dangerous species with a different type of jaws: 12-foot-long crocodiles. So he started taking pictures. The result was amazing close-up images of a sea creature that features the strongest bite of any animal on Earth. […]
What You'll Be Creating This tutorial was originally published in November 2011 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, its techniques and process are still relevant. Show More Summary
“Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends” is a new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art until October 4, 2015. Over 100 of Sargent’s oils, watercolors and drawings, on loan and from the museum’s own superb collection. My God, what more do you want me to say? Just go if you possibly can.
A Milwaukee museum will exhibit a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI, and it’s made entirely of condoms. The Milwaukee Art Museum hopes the exhibit will get people talking about the AIDS epidemic in Africa and how art plays a part in opening...Show More Summary
New Louisa model Rudi Nieuw links up with fashion photographer Florian Grey for an easy breezy portrait series. The South African model touches down in Berlin, wearing simple summer fashions, ranging from distressed denim to choice white...Show More Summary
Photographing people in their natural environment can produce amazing photos, and tell a story. But it can also be incredibly challenging, as you will have to work fast and adapt to the location. Follow these simple steps and you should...Show More Summary
Fashion photographer Kiet Thai unveils a new portrait series featuring ADAM model Konstantin Vasiliev. The striking set of images showcase Konstantin from all the right angles as he poses in H&M underwear. / Hair by Javier Leonardo. Makeup by Ramana Lai. Show More Summary
Debra Granik’s Stray Dog enters the life of one man who could easily become a caricature and gives us a portrait novelistic in its depth and breathtaking in its humanity. On the surface, Ron Hall, the subject of Granik’s documentary Stray Dog, is a kind of cultural Rorschach test: Depending... More »
Over this summer the Scottish National Gallery is showing the work of Jean-Etienne Liotard, one of the finest artists of the eighteenth century (CLICK). Shown is his portrait of Princess Louisa Anne (1754) on loan from the Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2015. Show More Summary
The first time someone invited Sergio Pinales to play cricket, he assumed the game involved a race.
Rarely-seen breathtakingly candid portraits by one of the most sophisticated, witty and innovative artists of the eighteenth century are on show in a major new exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery this summer. Although now largely unknown in Britain, Jean-Étienne Liotard (1702-89) was a much-celebrated figure in the age of Mozart and Casanova. Show More Summary
elegantiaearbiter: Portrait of a Young Man Holding a Statuette, by Bartolomeo Passarotti, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.